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National News: Friday Alert, August 9, 2019

Headlines Alliance Chapters Celebrate Anniversaries, Salute Retiree Heroes; Eliminating Pensions for State Employees Costs Taxpayers More; Discrimination Contributed to Purging of Americans from Voter Rolls; Rhode Island and Virginia Alliances Hold Annual Conv... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, August 2, 2019

Headlines: As Prescription Drug Prices Soar, Medicare and Medicaid Celebrate Anniversary; Alliance Members Cautiously Optimistic About Forthcoming Drug Reimportation Plan; Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on NAFTA 2.0; Richard Fiesta on the 2020 Senior... Read more

Request for WIARA Hero nominations for Power Lunch Awards

We need the following information: Nominee’s name, address, phone number, and email address. Please write at least a 100-word explanation of why they should receive an award. We need you and/or your organization’s names, address, phone number and email number. ... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, July 26, 2019

Headlines: In Significant Win for Retirees and Workers, Butch Lewis Act Passes House; Alliance Member Catherine Easterling Speaks Out on Drug Prices; Bridging Intergenerational Divides: Millennials Benefit from Social Security; Administration Proposes Kickin... Read more

2019 Power Lunch and more updates

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WIARA Power Lunch

Save the date, the WIARA Power Lunch is on Monday, October 14th in Milwaukee! The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans (WIARA) invites you to join us at the 2019 POWER Lunch. The POWER Lunch is The WIARA’s annual fundraiser that allows us to continue our important organi... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, July 19, 2019

Headlines: Congress Votes to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $15; Bipartisan Bill to End Tax on Employer-Provided Insurance Passes the House by an Overwhelming Margin; Health Insurers Overcharged Medicare By Billions; Government Pledging Action; ALERT: ... Read more

National News: Friday Alert, July 12, 2019

Headlines: Butch Lewis Act Can Save Multiemployer Pension Plans;  Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Would Rob Americans of their Health Insurance; New Business Plan Cuts Postal Workers’ Pensions, Lowers Benefits; Acosta Out as Labor Secretary; Hearing Aids a... Read more